Srinagar: A youth identified as Danish was killed by the government forces in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district as government forces opened fire at protesters in Nadihal of Rafiabad area on Wednesday.
As per reports Danish was among the injured in forces action who succumbed in a local hospital.
By the killing of Danish, the death toll has gone up to 71 including two policemen.
Reports from Nadihal area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district said on Wednesday that government forces barged into the village and ransacked households and beat several persons.
Earlier, people were angry with government forces over not allowing fruit laden trucks in the area.
Local sources said that people came on roads and started protesting against what they called highhandedness of police, army, CRPF and SOG personnel.
They added that government forces opened fire on protesting people resulting into injury of seven civilians including Danish Manzoor, who succumbed in a local hospital.